J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Königstein Fortress and Town and the Edge of Lilienstein, from the Schandau Road 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 32 Verso:
Königstein Fortress and Town and the Edge of Lilienstein, from the Schandau Road 1835
D30947
Turner Bequest CCCVI 32 a
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 104 x 170 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch, taken from the Schandau Road, shows Königstein town and fortress. At right Turner has roughly marked out the edge of Lilienstein Mountain. See also Tate D30931–D30947, D30949; Turner Bequest CCCVI 24a–32a, 33a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Königstein Fortress and Town and the Edge of Lilienstein, from the Schandau Road 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-konigstein-fortress-and-town-and-the-edge-of-lilienstein-r1186819, accessed 27 November 2021.